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  • Charter School Group Directed Work To Executive's Husband

    Charter School Group Directed Work To Executive's Husband
    HARTFORD — The Jumoke Academy charter school organization, now facing a state probe into allegations of nepotism, directed more than a million dollars in construction work to the husband of one of its executives, a Courant investigation has found....
  • Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit

    Jury awards $2.1 million in lead paint suit
    A Baltimore jury has awarded nearly $2.1 million to a 17-year-old city youth who was allegedly poisoned by lead paint in the 1990s when he was a toddler in an East Baltimore rental home. The judgment against Elliot Dackman and the estates of Sandra and...
  • Six backyard projects you can't skip this fall

    When it comes to caring for your yard, maintenance is crucial - especially during the fall, when it needs to recover from the wear and tear of summer and prepare for winter's harsh conditions. Knowing what your lawn and garden needs from season to...
  • The house that home-makeover shows built

    The house that home-makeover shows built
    When "This Old House" premiered on the Boston PBS station WGBH in 1979, few could have predicted it would spawn an entirely new television genre: the home-improvement show. The series that made Bob Vila a household star and inspired the top-rated sitcom...
  • Burbank City Council OKs contract to fix streets

    Plans to resurface 96 blocks of residential streets in Burbank are underway, with the Burbank City Council last week unanimously approving a contract to start the $2.7-million project. The project, part of the city's residential-street-improvement...
  • More lenders are offering student-loan consolidations

    Dear Liz: I have four private student loans that I would love to consolidate so that I can have one medium-size monthly payment instead of four large ones. How do I go about finding a company that will consolidate them? Answer: If you have good credit...
  • Home Depot confirms data breach in U.S., Canada

    Home Depot confirms data breach in U.S., Canada
    Home improvement retailer Home Depot on Monday confirmed its payment systems were breached, potentially impacting customers using payment cards at its U.S. and Canadian stores. While the full scope of the breach was yet to be determined, there was no...
  • Newly renovated White House Visitor Center reopens

    For visitors to Washington who want to take a tour of the White House but did not get the necessary clearance from their congressional office or embassy, there is now another option — the newly renovated White House Visitor Center.       The...
  • Top 5 most-desired home improvements

    Top 5 most-desired home improvements
    What home improvement would make your marriage happier? Couples overwhelmingly agreed that a “dream kitchen” would make their marriages the happiest, according to a recent survey of 2,000 homeowners conducted by HSH.com. Following the...
  • Bulletin Board

    Friday Art exhibit, "A Chaos of Photography," wildlife and landscapes photographed by Carol Jankuv, Spanish River Library, 15601 Spanish River Blvd., Boca Raton. View during library hours, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Monday and Wednesday; 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Tuesday,...
  • From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena

    From kit house to Spanish Colonial Revival in South Pasadena
    Greg and Jerilyn Chun found their ideal home 20 years ago while still engaged. "I know we said we'd wait, but I think I found the one," Jerilyn recalls telling her soon-to-be husband. Her find was a 918-square-foot, three-bedroom, two-bathroom 1960 kit...